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Buena Vista Colorado Camping

While it is not the largest state in the US, Colorado certainly has a lot to see. More often than not, people who visit Colorado fly right into Denver, the Mile High City. However, there is much more to Colorado than just Denver.

turquoise-lakeThe small town of Granite, Colorado is located just 15 minutes North of Buena Vista and has much to see and explore. Nestled in the Arkansas Valley, Granite is a beautiful mix of evergreen covered mountains and the breathtaking Arkansas River. Whether you are looking for a river adventure, a new peak to climb, or some epic trails to go play on, Granite has it all!

Though Granite is not a top destination for many, it is not a town to be skipped. With the Arkansas River flowing right through town, the Collegiate Peaks bordering to the West, and an intricate network of recreational trails throughout the area, there is an activity for everyone. With so much happening in one area there is no reason not to explore Granite! To help you plan one awesome adventure we listed some of our favorite campsites in Granite below, take a look:

  • Arrowhead Point Campground (Known for it’s scenery)Mount_Elbert_June_2006
  • Arkansas River Rim Campground (Great river access)
  • Sugar Loafing Campground (Offers lake access)
  • White Star Campground (Located at the bottom of Mt. Elbert)
  • AVA Campsites (Right across the river and access to tons of activities)

Whether you are looking for hiking, paddling, fishing, or horseback riding, Granite Colorado has it all! It is small town with great adventure and fun just waiting to be had. Plus our zipline location in Granite is always a good time!


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